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CSPAN
Apr 17, 2010 5:00pm EDT
business everything is all about america they took to people was from kansas city, few. and before this building there was the union depot before it burned down so why have spent a lot of time in your town in my brain over the last few years. i think the easiest way for me to get you into the destroy all of this book and the idea we what we want to do is to for have imagery from the beginning of the book. so who the hell was fred harvey. on the spring night in 1980 to the trunk and cowboy is writing from northern mexico was in disbelief at the site of the montezuma hotel. it did appear to be a hallucination. montezuma was one of the most astonishing architectural creations in america perhaps most astonishing was its location. it was nestled in the gorgeous nowhere in the foothills of the mountains 6 miles outside of las vegas mexico would read this into a town of the real world only recently connected to civilization. the largest building in the united states between the style montezuma featured a dining room that seated 500, casino of breathtaking wine cellar, a bowling alley, bil
FOX News
Apr 1, 2010 12:00am EDT
for how conservatives can get america on the right track. we've seen our constitution trampled in recent weeks with the passage of the health care bill. on this tour we are going to be standing with average americans like who are here tonight that say enough is enough. democrats are coming clean telling us why they pushed for their health care overhaul it wasn't about extending coverage it was about a dramatic redistribution of wealth theme here inv2lqñ ameri. >> the question is, in a democracy, where does the right balance between those at the top, 20% of the people do most of the consumer spending and so forth and those at the bottom? when it gets out of whack as it did in the 20s and it has now you need to do some redistribution. this is a form of redistribution. >> everyone is entitled to adequate health care. if you call that redistribution of income. i call it being fair. >> sean: just being fair. looks like the truth is coming out here with reaction to that and much more, a warm utah welcome ladies and gentlemen, senator orrin hatch. good to see you. [ applause ] >> sean: pretty
FOX News
Apr 10, 2010 5:00am EDT
would america expect anything other than than an extreme justice? would you want the republicans, if he appoints a radical left winger to oppose -- >> absolutely we will be engaged very closely, very effectively in this debate. this is an opportunity to change the direction of the court. i know a lot of folks want to lay this off, you are going to replace a liberal with a liberal that is not the idea this is the difference between a court that is going to focus on the rule of law and working that way or activist court that is going to try to legislate from the bench. the rnc will be prepared to fight any effort to put a left leaning activist judge on this court. >> sean: i think the crowd is happy about that. [ cheering ] >> sean: bart stupak -- by the way, i'm not going to pat myself on the back. i said from the beginning he would cave. i knew he would give in just as nelson was bought off. do you think he's afraid to run in this reelection? >> absolutely. because of these folks right here. [ cheering ] >> the people have been sending a signal for some time you better listen to us or y
FOX News
Apr 15, 2010 5:00pm EDT
. a sake -- sacred red cow is led to slaughter. roll up your sleeves, here we go. hello, america. this week has been a primer to get your brain to think in a different mode. i liken it to america has cancer. now, is it stage one, stage networks stage four cancer? i think we're headed toward stage four cancer. how much to we have to cut? what do we have to do? thinking out of the box. we're not cutting spending, we're -- i mean it's insane what's going on. people at the coto institute have been putting budget proposal together and they're not making friends because people don't want their slice of the pie taken away. we're all going to lose a slice of pie. our relationship may be on the rocks after tonight. i'll send you candy or flowers because we zero in on even my own sacred cow tonight, national security and defense. according to the economist, america's overwhelmingly feel of cutting spending is the best way to reduce the deficit. cut spending, 5% they raised taxes. this is the one the political elite wants to do because this one is hard. as soon as you get the scalp out they run for th
CBS
Apr 18, 2010 11:30am EDT
, hardest talk. "the mclaughlin group" is brought to you by siemens. siemens answers america's toughest questions in energy. >>> one, democrat exodus. >> it just came to the point where i said, i've accomplished all i'm going to do. time to make the break. >> michigan senator announced last week he would not seek a tenth term in office. bob stupak had been expected to win handily in the coming november mid-term election. instead, stupak is stepping down. stupak is one of 24 democrats retiring this year. 19 from the house. davis, barry, snyder, watson, els worth, moore, delahunt, stupak, kennedy, gordon, tanner, baird, massa, wexler, abercrombie, and five from the senate. dodd, dorgan, botch, kaufmann. the climate for democrats seems to have been a toxic one. the party is now polling at l-t question. what explains the exodus of leading democrats like senator dodd? is this a case of rats leaving a sinking ship? >> well, dodd's got a particular problem. he really could have lost that seat for the democratic party, john, but overall, i don't think there's too many democrats retiring, but t
FOX News
Apr 21, 2010 2:00am EDT
to find out why. c'mon! ♪ ♪ >> glenn: hello, america. i was talking to a friend of mine today and we were talking about the constitution and some of the bills passed in congress. i said that's 2800 pages. the constitution is four. it was written on four -- granted, they were giant pieces of paper. but four. and of all of the things that the founders could have tackled first, what did they, what did they say? we're going to make promises to the states, make promises. we'll never violate these things. this is the first thing they chose. the first amendment. congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion. freedom of religion, freedom of speech. speech and religion, reason number one. i don't think it was because they, you know, it won a coin toss against excessive bail. i think they did it because it was the most important right to protect because of where they came from. they had just come from a country where you couldn't have that freedom. you couldn't choose your own religion or speak out against the government or the religion because they were one. and if you did, yo
FOX News
Apr 9, 2010 9:00pm EDT
to be the rigid ideologue that he is. why would america expect anything other than than an extreme justice? would you want the republicans, if he appoints a radical left winger to oppose -- >> absolutely we will be engaged very closely, very effectively in this debate. this is an opportunity to change the direction of the court. i know a lot of folks want to lay this off, you are going to replace a liberal with a liberal that is not the idea this is the difference between a court that is going to focus on the rule of law and working that way or activist court that is going to try to legislate from the bench. the rnc will be prepared to fight any effort to put a left leaning activist judge on this court. >> sean: i think the crowd is happy about that. [ cheering ] >> sean: bart stupak -- by the way, i'm not going to pat myself on the back. i said from the beginning he would cave. i knew he would give in just as nelson was bought off. do you think he's afraid to run in this reelection? >> absolutely. because of these folks right here. [ cheering ] >> the people have been sending a signal for some t
CSPAN
Apr 6, 2010 3:00am EDT
and on the campaign trail even when you go out into america what passed for journalism was going to a donner. during iowa caucuses as opposed to knocking on doors so that's the kind of reporting jon and i have done over the years and that's the kind of -- that is kind of where we come from this. this book was sort of two years ago, i mean a year or so ago when barack obama was elected president there were a lot of teams hope, change and a number of other things. one of the things they were talking about, when we start talking about black people the discussion was black people think this and it was one black people terry talked about with him representing white people and black people think this. this book was meant to turn the camera the other way and look at the crowd and say who are these folks and what do they think and what they came up with a lot of different things. and so we've talked to union workers. we've talked to offenders and people who were business owners who don't want their taxes cut and so a lot of people have a lot of different opinions about the world. one of the chapters -- the
WHUT
Apr 1, 2010 8:30am EDT
not think any true picture of equality in america alone is simply the picture of black and white america, although we think that is the most important historical lens through which to look at the quality, but there is the growing hispanic and latino communities. secondly, my gut tells me, my political instincts tell me that a relationship, a working relationship, between the hispanic community and the black community around issues is something that is good for us and good for the nation. that does not mean that there are not going to be some places where we disagree, where our views may not exactly meche, but it is important as we look at the quality -- where our views may not exactly mesh. what the hispanic quality index shows is a wider situation which is not quite as large as between whites and african-americans. all of the numbers that are available for black america and white america are not available for hispanic americans, so the index is not a perfect match, but it models the index that we have had for the last six or seven years when it comes to the relationship between black an
CSPAN
Apr 4, 2010 12:30am EDT
disciplines. each operates a uniquely with basically only to other institutions in america -- the international institute of health in the national science foundation, where we allocate federal funds based on peer review. we believe -- we bring the best and brightest in various fields to assess projects or grants of one kind or another. so when you ask about goals one is to preserve the institution as it has come into being. it has developed a wonderful track record. beyond that, there are challenges of the time. i have made to initiatives that are not exactly goals, but there is a thin line between a goal and an initiative. one i call putting a greater emphasis on what it is that makes a people a people and what it is that makes people differentiated. we are a society that has a wondrous national culture but we are also a mosaic of subcultures. so understanding ourselves is very important. we are looking at a world in which there are huge numbers of cultures, some widely disparate. most of these large cultures have many subcultures. so one of the great questions is -- can
FOX News
Apr 10, 2010 4:00pm EDT
new york, good night america! >>> i'm gregg jarrett and welcome to a brand-new hour of america's news headquarters. >> the body of polish president now recovered from the wreckage of the plane crash that killed him and his wife and other high ranking officials. all 97 people died while the plane was trying to land. >> rescue crews are confirming there are no survivors after the bodies of four missing miners were discovered. new questions now surfacing whether the tragedy could have been prevented. >>> and a russian orphan at the center of a storm. russian officials threatening to stop all u.s. adoptions after a tennessee woman sends her son back to russia alone. >> gregg: but we began with news out of new orleans where the leadership conference. michael steele is expected to address the crowd in the next hour or so. also a bit later on, we're going to learn the results of the straw poll which will gauge support for nine potential candidates or contenders for the 2012 gop presidential nomination. carl cameron is live in new orleans. give us a rundown of what is going on there. >> behin
FOX News
Apr 27, 2010 5:00pm EDT
happen, could it? ♪ ♪ >> glenn: hello, america. by the way, washington, we're on to you and we're keeping an eye on what you're doing on thursday. i wouldn't miss tomorrow's episode. the hate is flowing in america. especially in arizona. oh, it's like do you remember from "ghost busters" i think it was "ghostbuster ii." there it is. the river of slime oozing underneath the surface infecting everything. hate boiling up. well, here is how representative jared pollis described the mood in arizona. arizona law is like nazi germany. it's absolutely reminiscent of second class status of jews in germany. prior to world wire ii when they had -- world war ii when they had to show their papers and had them with them all the time and suspect to routine inspections at the suspicious of being jewish. i fear arizona is headed for a police state. boy, i'm glad somebody said it! arizona sure is putting the a-z in "nazi" aren't they? i hate to rain on the hate parade, but can we slow down just a second here? and ask you're out of your mind. am i alone in that? you are out of your mind! are you comparing t
CSPAN
Apr 15, 2010 8:00pm EDT
wally word. we pretty would bring an end to legalized plunder in america and we hang your mercy upon us to tour forcible some of our lord and savior jesus christ and his blessed name we pray amen. [cheering] ladies and gentlemen negative the leader of the online tax revolt. i want to introduce now someone most of us know mark william, his place is ringing out across the country for conservative principles and. mark is going to be helping introduce the great participants in the tea party expressed and other grass-roots today. mark, come up here and say a word. [cheering] >> wish me luck. i am on with joh this afternoon to follow up on the number one youtube hit. thank you for being here that t. purdy express comes and we started in nevada 27th. 25,000 people joined uso wish him every read a happy retirement. [cheering] moments ago the national press club we announced our endorsement and commitment of resources to elect nevada state legislators geren ingalls to replace harry reid. yesterday even though i live in boston, i live in california but my home state is boston. we were there with
FOX News
Apr 13, 2010 9:00pm EDT
to redefine the role of america. the american people and people here they are not going to stand for that they want folks that will stand up for that agenda and offer an alternative. >> sean: you are running for the republican nomination, obviously. as i've watched you give speeches and i've had an opportunity to interview you, you are running as a solid conservative. what is the difference, in your mind? >> i think the conservative movement, logical home of the conservative movement is the republican party. that's when the republican party has been successful when it has been the home of free enterprise, limited government and personal individual liberty. we have to be that again. i believe is the rightful place for that movement in the american politics. free enterprise, individual , limited government those things have made us the freest in the history of the world. >> sean: when you gave your speech at cpac you talked about your family, background, your roots. one of liberty, freedom, self-reliance, opportunity. is america now becoming too much of a dependency society? are to
WETA
Apr 2, 2010 9:00pm EDT
: two champions of justice on the state of equality in america. >> not much has changed, or will change, for the folks at the bottom of the well. >> the opposite of poverty is not wealth. i think in america, the opposite of poverty is justice. >> moyers: stay tuned. >> from our studios in new york, bill moyers. >> moyers: welcome to "the journal". on this weekend, 42 years ago, dr. martin luther king jr. was assassinated-- gunned down in memphis, tennessee. many of us still have the images etched in painful memory-- dr. king standing with colleagues on the balcony of the lorraine motel, the next day lying there mortally wounded, his aides pointing in the direction of the rifle shot. >> everybody wants freedom. >> moyers: then we remember the crowds of mourners slowly moving through the streets of atlanta on a hot sunny day, surrounding king's casket as it was carried on a mule-drawn farm wagon; and the riots that burned across the nation in the wake of his death; a stinging, misbegotten rebuke to his gospel of non-violence. we sanctify his memory now, name streets and schools after him,
CSPAN
Apr 26, 2010 6:00am EDT
nonfiction narrative about america. you read halberstam you get a real slice of the country. >> killed out in california by a young man in a car, what, two years ago, three years? >> yes. a car just swiped him when he was getting picked up at the airport to go give a speech and a car ran him off the side and he was killed. >> you're best? >> i would say a wonderful new biography of commodore vanderbilt, which just won the pulitzer prize, i think deservedly, for best biography of the year by a young extraordinary author named t.j. stiles who i believe did a book on jesse james, which i have not read. but the vanderbilt book is a classic. it is -- you know what a great movie does or a great play does, which is for a while it ushers you into another world with complete credibility. in this case it's a perfect blend of biography. i mean vanderbilt is a fascinating larger than life deservedly controversial figure, but it also is a history -- it's not just a life and times. you understand the transportation revolution in this country first through steamboats and then through the railroads. you u
FOX News
Apr 5, 2010 9:00pm EDT
of the forthcoming new book 2010 take america back dick morris. the problem is there wasn't a teleprompter there. >> there wasn't one big enough. >> sean: 17 minutes of ramling. i've been known to ramble. >> my book you can get signed copies on amazon.com, i signed 26,000 copies. >> sean: i'm halfway through i'm loving it. we will launch it next week on this show. >> what is interesting he spent 17 minutes and still didn't tell the truth. the truth is, the big tax increase in this bill, is the one that is going to force insurance companies to levee on people in the form of higher premiums that is going to take effect immediate litch in the next few months most of the listeners to this program will receive notices from their insurance companies saying there are higher premiums. while obama claims he's not raising taxes on the middle class. with his left hand tells the insurance companies you have to cover everybody and charge higher rates. with his right hands he tells the stays you got to triple your medicaid coverage and charge higher tax. me, i don't tax anybody. >> sean: great way to do it. p
FOX News
Apr 7, 2010 9:00pm EDT
. harry reid said, we have transformed america forever. is he right? >> well, as i say, there are going to be a lot -- there has to be attempts to undo a lot of that transformation. we were warned by candidate obama. we shouldn't be surprised. we were days away if the campaign from fundamentally transforming this country. this country that so many of us love and do not want to see transformed. steps toward insolvency, socialism. there will be a lot of attempts to undo this. >> sean: is this about western european socialism, is this an appeasement mentality the president has adopted? >> sure it is. this is the most radical president, radical speaker and senate leader we have seen in the history of the country. the american people are out-of-pocket rejecting everything they are putting forward. [ cheering ] >> sean: i think they agree. we watched the bribery, we watched the bullying. we watched the intimidation and all it took to pass this health care bill which is a take over of 1/ of the american company. you want to previously the health care bill. >> completely. >> sean: what is the s
CSPAN
Apr 16, 2010 2:00am EDT
of massachusetts for america. jericho you are doing all the hard work though. the only way this country gets fixed is if you do the work in the trenches. we can get you revved up and connected with people but at the end of the day it is organizing committee. it is keeping the hammer down with e-mails and letters and phone calls to restore a constitutional republic to the united states of america. [cheering] don't you dare let anyone tell you you are a racist, angry or are a mob. [cheering] we are a human rights movement. what we are doing is based on the united states constitution. [cheering] the i united states constitution sets up america as the only society in the history of mankind press on the idea that the only legitimate reason for government was to protect the individual civil liberties and rights of citizens. [cheering] it is impossible to be a racist, human rights advocate who anybody thinks the city its food and on the fringes what missiles lines have anything to do i have news for you, america is our country and we are taking it back to triet [cheering] all right. god, country, family.
CSPAN
Apr 6, 2010 7:00am EDT
of him? much more distancing of him at this point in time? >> black america is not going throw barack obama away. because they understand their own experience. and you look at the polls even today where there is skepticism, black america is not going to throw him away. they've been in this country too long and they understand -- they understand that some of the -- what's thrown at him is not legitimate. i'm not saying that's good thing. they may not be in their best interest to do but none of the polls so far suggest that black america is going to distance themselves in any real way from barack obama at this point. >> yeah. i agree with robert completely. i don't think you're ever going to see the black support for barack obama dip below -- certainly below 80%. but i do think this. i don't think if things continue the way they're going, and i think they're going to, i don't think they are going to turn out for him in the next election. and, you know, the -- our presidential elections are not that complicated. there's a few states. i'm from indiana. he won't win indiana -- if the vote
CNBC
Apr 16, 2010 6:00am EDT
be said of fellow component bank of america. this has been marching right towards $20 where it hasn't been also since november 2008. both these companies were filled by the same sort, of that financial crisis. bank of america said to report before the bell, as well. we're looking for around 7:00 this morning for those numbers to come out. revenues of nearly $28 billion. and the shares, as we mentioned, they've been on a run, really pushing higher, up about 5% this week alone. coming up at 7:15 eastern time, we've got bank of america ceo brian noin na hamoynihan. because bank of america is the nation's largest bank, it tas talk to one of every two consumers. >> you're not doing business with bank of america? >> they bought my mortgage. >> but you don't -- that's not your bank? >> it's not where i have my deposits, but they own my mortgage, so i am doing business with them. >> well, then it's two out of two. >> but there's two other people at the table. maybe they have it. >> do you have bank of america? >> i think it's not bank of america. still, i have no deposits there and i don't know if
HLN
Apr 30, 2010 5:00pm EDT
mistress ever? >>> is the cheated on sandra bullock the most admired woman in america? the startling results just in today of our exclusive "showbiz tonight" poll. >>> lindsay lohan locked up? disturbing news breaking today that the troubled lohan could b get thrown in jail. and wild new video today of the chaos surrounding lindsay. >> whoa, whoa, whoa, this is dangerous. >>> dead man posing, it looks like a normal shot of a guy on a motorcycle, he's dead, yes, he's dead and posing on a motorcycle. >>> tv's most provocative television news show starts right now. >>> hi there, everyone, i'm brooke anderson in hollywood with big news breaking today, the incredible rielle-oprah outrage. i couldn't help but think today that rielle hunter has to be regretting going on oprah for her first tv interview about her affair with john edwards. "showbiz tonight" can tell you that getting slammed doesn't even begin to describe the furious reaction today to rielle hunter basically telling oprah, hey, don't call me a homewrecker for having an affair and a baby with the guy who could have been the nex
MSNBC
Apr 16, 2010 1:00am EDT
tonight, they are older, they are whiter than america, and they earn more money and are better educated. that's right. the tea party is made up of elite, well-off intellectuals of sorts who are out of step with the real america, and they are very deeply confused. 84% of them think their movement reflects the view of most americans, but 73% of them are conservative, while only 35% of the real america is. 92% wants smaller government with fewer services, which only 50% of the real america want. 39% of real america correctly blames president bush for most of the deficit. 6% of tea partiers do. half of the real america wants government spending to create jobs, which only 17% of tea partiers want. and while only 19% of the real america call themselves angry at washington, more than half of tea partiers do. which brings us neatly to today's tea party rally on the capitol. >> hey, you look happy to me. you don't look angry. that's because you get it. and you are smart enough to get off your couch and do something about it. so this november, what do you say? let's take back our country! how man
FOX News
Apr 7, 2010 5:00pm EDT
this episode! ♪ ♪ >> glenn: so, hello, america. i was, i was on vacation last week. and i was at disney world buying a communist mao puppet for some reason they're selling there now. i'm thinking whatever happened to, whatever happened to -- what is going on in our country? what the heck is happening? how did we allow our country to get to this moment? it's so far beyond left and right and republican and democrat. it's so far beyond that. and then, i suddenly remembered, in my deepest, darkest moment of despair, i remembered something that nancy pelosi said. and it totally cheered me up. here it is! >> but we have to pass the bill so that you can find out what is in it. >> glenn: like can of nuts, you have to open it up to find outs what is in it -- find out what is in it. that's not what i -- [ squeaking ] not really what i expected. surprise! you know what i mean? you open it up and you're like huh-uh, that's not what i expected. now let's open up the healthcare bill. who doesn't like a good surprise or two? i mean besides me. you know, maybe you. especially when it comes to our country. it
ABC
Apr 19, 2010 6:00pm EDT
of the united states of america. >> at a larger rally in see, they said today is about patriotism, not terrorism. this family drove from kentucky with their six children. >> i carry my gun most of the time wherever i go. my husband and i both do. >> they say that right is threatened and must be protected. >> of the house could vote this week on abc voting rights bill including language that he essentially guts what is left of dc's anti-gun law. >>> gun rights is the topic of feet pulse poll. go to wjla.com to cast your vote. >>> the supreme court justices are sharply divided over and on campus christian student group. the college refuses to legally recognize the christian legal society because they will not admit gays or non christians. being forced to admit somebody who does not support their believes is a threat to their beliefs. other justices said this could open the door to legally banning minorities. >> its tale of two tea partys. ies. they found that while the group was anti-big government and hostile toward barack obama, they are not happy with republicans, either. >> the tea party is em
ABC
Apr 13, 2010 6:00pm EDT
to abortion restrictions. >> we have a close eye on the rain pattered moving to the area. somewhere in america... there's a home by the sea powered by the wind on the plains. there's a hospital where technology has a healing touch. there's a factory giving old industries new life. and there's a train that got a whole city moving again. somewhere in america, the toughest questions are answered every day. because somewhere in america, more than sixty thousand people spend every day answering them. siemens. answers. >>> israel sent an urgent warning to citizens to leave the sinai peninsula immediately. officials said they have concrete evidence of suspected terrorist plot to kidnap israelis. israel holds a standing travel advisory to the sinai because of the threat of terror attacks. nebraska lawmakers approved a bill banning abortions of 20 weeks based on the assertion that fetuses feel pain. the bill was meant to stop late term abortions in and of the few states where doctors are willing to provide them. >>> president obama began the second day of the regular summit on a somber note. >> the mom
CSPAN
Apr 2, 2010 1:00pm EDT
colonial times, immigrants from around the growth have traveled to america to seek their fortunes. from the industrial revolution to the great depression, the united states has had their share of ups and downs. whether she is experiencing a recession or an economic boom, america remains the land were opportunity is abundant. >> we really kind of stumbled into it. when i was in high school, my business partner was a junior. we were in a band and we wanted to make our own band shirts, but we did not want to pay anyone to do it. he bought some supplies and we'd made to our own frame, are less green at of just would that be cut. we stressed the mesh over it and did everything very primitive glee. -- primitive. we started printing for some other bands. we started doing some stuff with schools just for fun. we ask my dad for a mini loan and he gave it to us. >> i decided to open a gourmet pasta company because it has been in my family for three generations. we are third-generation. it has been in our family since 1926 someone to carry on the tradition. >> i found something for me to retire to
CSPAN
Apr 6, 2010 6:00am EDT
-authors of "a day late and a dollar short" high hopes and deferred dreams and obama as opposed racial america. facebook recently in washington for a little more than an hour. >> okay. my name is terry michael from the center of politics and journalism which is a very pleased to co-sponsor this event tonight. i have the honor of having brought robert pierre to washington under the politics and journalism semester program he was in the inaugural class and fall of 1989. we are now in the 22nd year with about 500 alumni and robert represents all of the alumni on the board of directors. he joined judy woodruff and mike mccurry and juan williams and a number of others who run why have to answer to the board of directors of the center. robert king to the program from louisiana state university. he was a junior and he went back to school and entered the school paper and then for a while he thought about getting a master's in business education, but the "washington post" saved him from the fate of personal wealth by recruiting him as a reporter for the post and now she labors under the slave wages of
CSPAN
Apr 8, 2010 8:00pm EDT
world that it is more dangerous to be america's friend than it is to be our enemy. and i fear very much that in the age of obama that's proving to be true. now, the president's approach to nuclear disarmament which he also unveiled this week confirms the naivity of his views about america's enemies. until this week, any enemy of our country that might be contemplating a chemical, biological or large scale conventional attack against us knew they might face the worst in return, a nuclear response. we have now surrendered that powerful deterent. the new strategy prevents america from building any more nuclear weapons or using our nuclear deterrents to defend our allies against a massive conventional attack. apparently the president believes that if america stops its weapons production program the iranians and the north koreans will follow suit. [laughter] and while the president works to limit america's freedom of action, the iranian mullas are making steady progress toward acquiring a nuclear weapon. the president likes to say he's doing everything possible to prevent that from happening
CSPAN
Apr 24, 2010 6:15pm EDT
that trust then we will never be able to make the difficult decisions necessary to put america back on the right track. >> thank you. >> thank you for your graciousness tonight. you have been a tremendous host. thank you for the question. three of my colleagues in the past few days have worked very hard to earn the support of washington to win the nomination. i don't believe washington should choose this nominee, it should be hoosiers. i am a financial adviser. i am not a politician. i believe i have a grasp of the fiscal problem facing our nation. let me tell you, our nation is at a time of crisis. we stand at a crossroads. down one path is a socialistic state and the other is reagan's shining city on a hill. if you elect me i promise to lead the charge to reagan's shining city on a hill. ronald reagan said let us be sure that those who come after us will save us in their time that in our time we did everything that could be done. we finished the race. and we kept the faith. i hope you will vote for me on may 4. god bless indiana and god bless the united states. >> thank you for a
CSPAN
Apr 23, 2010 2:58pm EDT
will support and defend the constitution and laws of the united states of america against all enemies foreign and domestic, that i will bear true faith and allegiance to the same, that i will bear arms on behalf of the united states when required by law, that i will perform non-combat service in the armed forces of the united states when required by law, that i will perform work of national importance under civilian direction when required by law, that i take this obligation freely, without any mental reservation or purpose of evasion, so help me god. congratulations, new citizens. [applause] . it takes a very special individual to serve and defend a nation that is not yet fully your own. that is what each of you are doing, and that his testimony to your strong sense of patriotism. our nation thanks you for your service. we owe the freedoms we enjoy to the sacrifices of men and women like you. since september 11, 2001, the united states citizenship and immigration services as naturalized over 58,000 members of our armed services. since last year we have offered non citizen enlistees the oppor
CBS
Apr 24, 2010 7:30pm EDT
. >> president obama brought his campaign against america's banks to lower manhattan this week. our nation's financial nerve center. in the wake of his healthcare overhaul win, mr. obama has a new target. instead of health insurance companies, the president's new villain is wall street. the president has a five-prong action plan for regulatory reform. one, six government bailouts. shut down big bank when is they begin to fade. two, the boca rule limits the risks take know by banks. three, trams pairencey, especially for complicated investments like derivatives. where investors don't know all the players. four, consumer protect. more information for individual investors about the financial products they're buying, notably in the complex derivatives market. five, reforms pay for executives. investors and pensions vote on compensation for ceos. mr. obama emphasized that wall street has nothing to fear from his administration and its roles. >> unless your business model depends on bilking people, there is no fear from these new rules. [ applause ] >> hold on, mr. president. bilking? bilking? w
ABC
Apr 16, 2010 4:30am EDT
. we'll have more on the shutdown from london and iceland, coming up on "good morning america." >>> there's good news this morning for the hundreds of thousands whose unemployment benefits have run out. president obama signed a bill restoring those benefits. those who were getting checks can reapply and get the money they missed retroactively. >>> republicans say that unemployment bill adds $18 billion to the deficit. deficit and government spending were the subject of rallies of tea parties around the country. there were rallies demanding strict fiscal policies and an end to what some called gangster government. jonathan karl went to the rally in washington. >> reporter: they came to washington, angry about president obama's policies, to be sure. but also angry at the way they've been portrayed. >> we've been called racist. >> don't -- we've been called a lot of things we're not. >> the only thing we want is obama to be more conscious with our money and not be wasteful. that's it. doesn't make us racist. >> reporter: many of them blamed us, the news media. >> you know what, b
MSNBC
Apr 18, 2010 7:00am EDT
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ABC
Apr 11, 2010 9:00am EDT
. >> president obama announces major changes in america's nuclear strategy. >> announcing to every regime out there under what circumstances you can do cause? >> a former speaker sounds off. >> the most radical president in american history. has now thrown dn the gauntlet to the american people. >> a new dynamic duo takes center stage. >> two years from now president obama will be a one-term president. >> supreme court justice john paul stevens announces his retirement -- who will present an obama named to replace him? >> virginia had been the capital of confederacy. >> confederacy history month in virginia. wasn't slaver worth a mention? >> slavery was the controlling and central issue and i don't know anyone with historical creance -- credence would differ with that? >> the united states has used nuclear-weapons only twice, against her were she not and nagasaki toward the end of world war ii. afterwards japan surrendered. once we have the bomb the soviets wanted one and the nuclear arms race was on. president obama announced he is reworking america's nuclear strategy, scaling back the role
CSPAN
Apr 5, 2010 10:30pm EDT
to revive this american economy because you see that as one of the pillars of america's global strength? .. he shares responsibility as well. for the economic distress which has occurred. i think in this president, president obama has not been as effective as he could have been helping us about of the distress. he frankly scared the heck out of the private-sector. when you say you're going to raise taxes next year that scares investors. when you say we are going to have cap-and-trade that is going to cause to pull back. when you take away the right to vote for speaker about for a union that scares away not only workers and employers and a trillion dollar deficits obviously frightens the financial sector and anyone who needs money to grow and thrive so it's been a policy which hasn't been as effective as it could have been but longer term the foundations of the economic vitality freely to the entrepreneurialism of america, the educational base of the country, the family formation in investments parents make in children, energy independence, they come together to form the basis of economi
CSPAN
Apr 6, 2010 8:00am EDT
. >> this is a book about america and my concerns about our economy. mike concern thy concern that wg that foundation. i don't get into homeland security because they don't relate to those economic foundations that i felt was appropriate. has to my views on my faith i am proud of my religion. i'd don't try to distance myself from it. for some people i am sure it is a problem because they don't know the faith very well. for others they value the fact that i am a person of religious belief but for the great majority of the american people they don't care what religion someone belongs to. they are pleased to select somebody based on their skills, the most important issues that may exist. >> you don't think you might be being pollyanna share. one of your opponents was mocking of mormonism and the devil is jesus's brother and that kind of thing at a certain percentage of americans especially evangelicals seem to view mormonism as not a christian faith. >> i think there will be some people for whom that is an issue and i won't be able to do much about that. that is just the reality of political life. there
CSPAN
Apr 3, 2010 1:00am EDT
doing so would cause real conflict with america's foreign policy interests. i think more important for me than others because of my previous position. number two, whenever possible, we try to work with pepfor, and we have a very good relationship with them. i argued that he should allow those funds to buy the least expensive generic drug, and we reached an agreement which he honored, which is if the medicines that we sell in 70 countries that serve 2 million of those four million people greg treatment, that if they passed f.d.a. scrutiny, pepfore money could be used. my goal is not to go somewhere where my being there causes problem for american foreign policy, and working with the country on the ground as well as with the host government. if i might, senator, i think the work that bill and i do, and that many others do, is intrinsically good for america's foreign policy. look, it doesn't matter who is the president. you see now president obama being criticized by some of the people who criticized president bush who said he is not as different from president bush as i wanted him to
CSPAN
Apr 2, 2010 7:00pm EDT
in america is about $50,000 a year. that means that under our present imprudent, status quo, do nothing path, the typical american household has a second or third mortgage equal to 10 times their household income, but no house to back that mortgage. this is our fiscal future under our do nothing path. the line represents revenues as a percentage of the economy. the bars represent spending. if the bar is above the line, which is in every time period, that is the deficit. the fastest-growing cost is interest on the federal debt. within 12 years, the single largest line item in the federal budget without an increase in interest rates will be interest on the federal debt. if interest on the federal debt increases by 200 basis points or 2%, then the only thing the federal government will be able to in 25 years is pay interest on the federal debt. that is how bad the numbers are. it is a simple four-letter word called math. this is what our debt as a percentage of the total economy has been in the past, and what it looks like in the future. this is not possible. we must demonstrate that we underst
CSPAN
Apr 5, 2010 9:00pm EDT
who you are in order to be liked by others, and that is okay, too. it is just living in america. >> partly because i am a journalist. i am here to interpret and analyze and tell you what the facts are, not to tell you what i think you should do. there is plenty of that and you did not need me to do it. >> bowhead. >> i was just going to say it -- to go ahead. -- >> go-ah ahead. >> i was just going to say on almost every issue we are disproportionate -- disproportionately represented on almost every thing. the community has acted to bring others into the consciousness. i agree with dr. lomax. if these things that the president and congress are proposing are enacted, then it does, in fact, benefit to the entire community, but certainly it benefits the african-american community. >> i want to step in and throw a slightly different dimension into this conversation. just a few months ago, leading civil and laborites organizations, among them the naacp criticized national -- criticized prison of, for not putting an employment and joblessness at the top of the -- crescent -- criticized
FOX News
Apr 22, 2010 5:00pm EDT
>> glenn: hello, america. welcome to the "glenn beck program." it's earth day! have you cut dun your earth day trip and put it in your living room? i decorate mine with heat lamps but that is a different story. we decided to turn on every light in studio because we have cockroaches to expose tonight in the bright lights. c'mon, lots to do! ♪ ♪ >> glenn: hello, america. if you missed last night show, go back and watch it, please. this is important for you to understand. it is comb plex. you can find it -- complex. you with find it on the fox news websiwebsite. we are going to talk about acorn. remember them? a community organizing group with a soft spot for those in need. even the under-age sal va doirn dorian -- salvadoran sex slaves. yesterday, the funding ban was reinstated. this upset some people, especially acorn chief organizer bertha lewis. there she is! the media now is focussing on what she said while she was speaking at the conference of the young democratic socialists. the conference of the young democratic socialists. she at that meeting called the tea party movem
CBS
Apr 22, 2010 7:00pm EDT
, the u.s. is under attack by an army of computer hackers. so where does america stand on cyber-security? >> rodriquez: it's scary when you think about it-- how much we depend on computers and the internet, especially considering the system's never been more vulnerable. in a recent survey, three quarters of business and organizations claim they experienced a cyber-attack last year. this week, it was reported that hackers have been able to steal critical information from google, so what's being done to stop this? terry mccarthy continues our series "cbs reports: where america stands." >> reporter: cyber-space-- it enables, e-mail, electricity grids, international banking and military superiority. we can't live without it. but increasingly, experts say the openness of cyber-space is putting the u.s. in jeopardy. >> we can say that sovereignty is at risk. >> reporter: sami saydjari heads the cyber-defense agency, an information security company. >> basically, our whole superpower status in the united states depends on computers. we lose them, we lose our status as a superpower an
ABC
Apr 2, 2010 11:35pm EDT
they reinvented one of america's iconic brands. but can this man keep americans lining up for another cup of joe? it's a "nightline" exclusive. >>> are you smarter than a 4-year-old? there's a lot more to kid's play than meets the eye. need proof? we sit in on the experiments that show us that your child may be a lot smarter than you think. >>> and, sweet child. top hat, sunglasses on, and the unmistakable guitar riffs. he needs just one name. slash is tonight's "play list." >> announcer: from the global resources of abc news, with terry moran, martin bashir and cynthia mcfadden in new york city, this is "nightline," april 2nd, 2010. >> good evening, i'm terry moran. we begin tonight with coffee, and the star of the massive multibillion dollar industry. whether or not you call yourself a starbucks fan, it is nearly impossible to avoid the coffeehouse chain. it is the world's largest. a daily pit stop for millions of americans. but starbucks is not without competition, and their phones are eager to see them fail, and that may have happened, if it wasn't for the man you are about to meet, who retu
MSNBC
Apr 19, 2010 3:00pm EDT
's an easy company for main street america to hate. so now all of a sudden all of this attention on, you know, potentially, allegedly goldman sachs defrauding its investors. and this gets washington angry and rightly so. it gets main street america angry. and people are saying, something has got to be done. that's when the politicians step in. >> i'm trying to do a whole show on the anger is out of control but yet in this instance. okay. i'm a guy paying my bills, paying my credit card bills. as i understand this, billionaire john paulson, okay? who basically gets in bed with goldman sachs and says i'm going to go out and find the worst mortgages i can find. you're going to help me put this product together. i'm going to bet against it. ha ha. by the way other guys at goldman sachs go out and sell it to your customers while i'm shorting it. how do they explain that as anything other than fraud? the fact that paulson was putting this product together? >> i don't think he possibly can. >> aren't they saying every institution bets on both sides? >> in other words you've got a situation where peo
FOX News
Apr 7, 2010 2:00am EDT
we're in a parallel universe. barack obama has a new nuclear policy i think ties america's hands and leaves us more vulnerable. i can't figure it out. then the s.e.c. fighting to control the internet with net-neutrality. the good news is the u.s. court of appeal ruled the s.e.c. lacks the authority to provide broadband providers to give equal treatment to all internet traffic but the s.e.c. says that's all right. we got another way of doing it. we'll just regulate it like a utility. i can't tell you what is happening in america anymore. i just know framework is being rebuilt. i want to show you something here on the chalkboard. we all know that our country is having problems. we know there is trouble. our house, it's a good house. it's a good house. but it's having real problems. if you are going to restore a home, as somebody who lived in connecticut and tried to restore a home, you better be careful on who you hire. because are you going to tear it down or restore it? what are you going to do? who are the architects? who are the contractors you're hiring to fix that up? tonight
CSPAN
Apr 10, 2010 11:00pm EDT
as their opportunity for unchallenged social experimentation. as i meet with you, the grassroots of america, i had never seen the kind of anger growing right now. [applause] smart people who study this kind of thing tallis that anger -- tell us that anger is usually a mask for fear. why do the citizens of the greatest nation on earth have reason to be fearful? it is because we love our country. we love the first principles of liberty and opportunity. we love the american dream. we want it for ourselves and for our children. this is the promised land. this is the place that people have always come to buy land, by sea, by hook or by crook. when people living under tyrants are secretly planning their escape, this land is the preferred destination. [applause] why is that? is it because our soil grows better corn? is it something in the water? are we just nicer here? if you have spent any time in rush hour traffic, you know that is not necessarily the case. america is supposed to be the place that you come to so that the tentacles of big government no longer reach you. this is the place where as long a
MSNBC
Apr 28, 2010 2:00pm EDT
to go down a bit, but more jobs are being added, but why hasn't it reached rural america, and that's a bit of a crisis. he's targeting areas in southeast iowa, this part of illinois and missouri where he is now, that have not come back as fast as other areas. there's been an uneven aspect to the recovery, the midwest and south in general have seen some faster recovery than you have seen on the coasts, and then specifically then the difference between rural and urban america, where rural america has struggled, particularly these towns that were like one factory towns that sported the whole town and they're looking for that new one fact tore to re-support the town. >> you're in quincy, the president will talk about the urgent need to wall street reform, but i heard you speaking with andrea mitchell and yew own show earlier, that the president didn't even bring up goldman sachs and all the shenanigans that went on, if you will. what is the white house saying? >> deputy press secretary bill burton on the plane to quincy was asked specifically, well, he said the president will not comme
FOX News
Apr 17, 2010 2:00am EDT
. ♪ ♪ >> glenn: hello, america. welcome to friday. we're wrapping up our week of trying to develop some plan. i'm working on different ideas. we have to fundamentally change. the first thing we have to do is fundamentally change our thinking. faith, hope and charity. we need to be those things to be able to survive. then we need to think out of the box. the old ways aren't going to work anymore. do you remember this pledge from barack obama? >> absolutely we need earmark reform. when i'm president i'll go line-by-line to make sure we're not spending money unwisely. >> glenn: see that's what people, when they voted for change this is what they were looking for. they were looking for common sense. we haven't gone line-by-line. we had ear marks and they're doing nothing but adding to the budget. there is no subtracting what so ever. we added $1 trillion in healthcare, nearly $1 trillion in stimulus and he's now adding in massive tax increases. there is talking about there is no way to do this without the tax increases. yes, there is. if he won't go through the budget line-by-line, we will. it's go
FOX News
Apr 28, 2010 3:00am EDT
. america is the country that stopped the nazis is actual nazis themselves. you are as edgy as a ball of play-doh. your prize for this astute comentary is with sean robins and sean penn. i need a horse video to cleanse my pallet. >> i told you it would make you forget everything. it makes you forget everything. i have to ask you, larry, have you been around and seen protests -- a lot of protest music. what do you make of this? >> the fact that she forgot that were it not for the united states military she would be singing burgin-de-friegenzie. >> is that swedish? >> thalz the closest i can -- that's the closest i can get. these people who have become suddenly famous, all of a sudden are suddenly brilliant. and their world view extends past their boobinskis or whatever. the fact she would do that -- the whole deal that war never changed anything, well except slavery and tierney and naziism. no, it never fixed anything. go ask tiger woods or michael jordan if they wish the civil war never happened. they would probably tell you no. playing basketball and playing golf is a lot better than
CSPAN
Apr 6, 2010 6:00pm EDT
on america's highways in general. the question that i have is what reason can you give us this -- that we should not think that the recent recent toyota recall that would not replay itself was any other automobile dealer that puts -- manufactures automobile for america's highways. can you -- what reason can assure us that this toyota recall is really just something that is aberration as it relates to automobile safety? >> i would say this, mr. chairman, that the toyota recall while wide ranging is indicative of how n.h.t.s.a.'s uses its authority in a way to get to the bottom of something. when the secretary of transportation took office and at the time it was acting administration tour, they were observing certain issues with toyota and they felt so strongly about it that mr. metford went to japan to inform toyota that they did not feel that toyota was holding up its obligations to inform and interact with n.h.t.s.a. in a way to address safety concerns and recall concerns. that was a beginning, that effort began, actually on december 15th. it was the day of my confirmation hearing which
ABC
Apr 15, 2010 6:30pm EDT
are stranded across europe, africa asia and the americas. >> 5-year-old looking forward to seeing mickey mouse. really upset. >> the plane is stuck because of a volcano. >> there's nothing you can do, so we will make the best out of it. >> reporter: von call noll gists say it's impossible to predict how much longer this volcano will continue belching ash into the atmosphere. could be days, could be years. and depending on which way the wind blows, there could be a lot more disruption to come in our skies. tonight, the british extended their air space lockdown until 1:00 p.m. tomorrow. there are 1200 flights scheduled to take off from heathrow tomorrow, and george, there's a fair chance that none of them will make it. >> could be a long weekend for a lot of people. thanks, nick. as nick said, volcanic ash can pose all kinds of problems for airliners. and while the scale of today's eruption might be rare, the threat is not. over the years, at least 126 aircraft have had serious encounters with ash clouds. lee a sfashg h lisa stark has the story. >> reporter: this was the view just two months ago
CBS
Apr 8, 2010 6:30pm EDT
what much of america wants to know... >> i want to find out what your feelings are, and did you learn anything? >> i think the ad really polarizes people. i think that if you hate tiger, you're going to hate him even more. if you like him and you want him to have a comeback, you think it's kind of great. >> reporter: in the wind and rain at augusta, woods showed no serious rust from his five-month layoff. he quickly birdied the third hole, ending three under par after nine holes. showcasing why he's dom naiptd the pro tour for more than a decade, winning 71 times, including 14 majors help his unequal star power pushing official prize money to $277 million last year, up 300% from when woods first turned pro in 1996. >> in the last 12 years, he's done racialgable things for this game of golf. and everybody benefitted. >> reporter: until it all came crashing down, forcing the once tightly-wound woods to talk openly of deceit. >> i lied to a lot of people. >> reporter: and discovery. >> it's not about championships. it's about how you live your life. >> reporter: today, woods took a solid
CNN
Apr 19, 2010 9:00pm EDT
, feeding america, malaria no more, save the children and the united nations foundation. you want more information? go to cnn.com/larryking. how did this idea start, ryan? >> i think it was simon fuller's idea who created american idol. we've done this now, this is our third time now doing the show. it's raised over $140 million for different charities in the u.s. and around the world, which i believe is more than any other television event. >> larry: how does it work, randy? >> basically we all go out to different areas and the charities we support. the last year, we didn't do one because we felt it wasn't really right with the economy being where it was. so this year we brought it back. >> larry: you go and visit the people you help? >> i went down to mississippi and you is a kara there in africa. simon went to arizona. >> i went to monrovia to the feed bank to feeding america. >> i went to seattle to talk with belinda and bill gates about what they're doing globally. and we went to kenya together. >> larry: let's break them down. children's health fund. what is that? >> is that the
CSPAN
Apr 13, 2010 9:00am EDT
disciplines. and each operates uniquely with basically only two other institutions in america. and almost none around the world. the two in america being the national institutes of health, and national science foundation. where we allocate federal funds based on peer review. and so we bring the best and the brightest in america in various fields to assess projects or grants or scholarship. of one kind or another. and so when you ask about goals, one is to preserve the institution as it's come in to being. and has developed a rather wonderful track record. but beyond that, they are challenges of the time. and so i've laid forth two that i consider to be initiatives that aren't exactly goals but there's a hard, kind of thin line between a goal and an initiative. one i called bridging cultures where we're looking at putting a greater emphasis on what it is that makes a people a people. and then what it is that makes people differentiated. and we're a society that has a wondrous national culture. but we are also a mosaic of subcultures. so understanding ourselves is very important. and then we're
CSPAN
Apr 11, 2010 2:00am EDT
to take that hill. [applause] secondly, to win back america, to win back the american congress for the american people, we needq)4 to campaign s conservatives. [applause] to face the enormous challenges ahead, we do not just need a majority of republicans on capitol hill, we need a conservative majority on capitol hill. [applause] we need men and women committed to fight for a strong defense, for limited government, and for traditional american values without apology and without acrimony. i am conservative, but i am not in a bad mood about it. -- we need to find happy warriors. men and women that will go into every neighborhood regardless of race and creed and color. our idea is no boundaries in america. jack kemp taught me that. [applause] lastly, we have to show the american people that we know what is at stake. we need to offer a compelling vision for a better america, grounded in the timeless principles of the declaration of independence. as well as the constitution of the united states of america. [applause] despite the political gains of the past year, america is changing
MSNBC
Apr 14, 2010 7:00pm EDT
countries at our expense and that hurts the cause of america. >> so it's un-american? >> it hurts america. that's the point. >> why do you use language -- at least have a house committee on un-american activities that went out after the communists in early 50s 1z, late '40s. using the term un-american, i wonder about her language here. do you think it's that fundamental she's un-american and you folks from oklahoma and the oil states are pro american because you're pro oil? >> i think what you're doing here, chris, is quibble over your choice of words. >> her choice. >> i understand. >> her choice. >> the point is, people could quibble about your choice of words and, you know, spend all the time about your word selection rather than upon the issues you're talking about. the tea party is issue oriented. >> let me ask you about the applause lines at tea parties. they're inevitably about freedom, about the notion of being real americans, about american exceptionalism. these fundamental arguments with barack obama. they're not about the nuances of tax policy or trade policy or energy policy.
MSNBC
Apr 14, 2010 5:00pm EDT
of america. >> so, it's un-american? >> it hurts america, that's the point. >> well, why do you use language -- at least have a house committee on un-american activities and went after the communists back in the early '50s, late '40s. i worry about her language lere. let me ask you do you think it's that fundamental that she's un-american and you folks who are from oklahoma and the oil patch states are pro-american because you're pro-oil. >> you're trying to quiver over your choice of words. >> no, her choice. >> i understand. but point is people could quibble about your choice of words, words and you know spend all the time about your word selection rather than upon the issues you're talking about. the tea party -- >> her applause line it's because let me ask you about the applause lines and all of these tea parents. inevitably about the freedom, the notion about being real american, about american exceptionalism. they're not about the nuances of trade policy, energy policy which we can all argue about. they're fundamental charges against the administration as being un-american. she uses ph
MSNBC
Apr 27, 2010 2:00pm EDT
to testify later this afternoon. >>> meanwhile, halfway across the country in the heartland of america, president obama is kicking off his main street tour. the president making stops in three iowa cities. all have unemployment rates hovering around 10%. we'll hear from the president in about ten minutes. he's in ft. madison. we'll bring you his comments live. see the folks waiting there for the president. >>> we begin with the much anticipated testimony of a star witness at a heated senate hearing on the financial meltdown. the ceo of wall street giant goldman sachs lloyd blankfein is due to appear a little bit later today. other top goldman executives have been facing tough questioning from senators for hours now. >> do you think you contributed -- your actions contributed to the financial downturn that we experienced in 2008? >> do i think my personal actions did? >> goldman sachs's. >> you know, i don't know. i'd like to think about that and respond to you. i haven't thought about that specifically. >> you haven't thought about it? another key witness today, goldman whiz kid trader
CSPAN
Apr 18, 2010 7:00am EDT
, versus focusing what is wrong with america. as long as that is the attitude that you cannot do anything to uplift this country without feeling like you are handing out, giving handouts to someone, and you are against obama no matter what, because you feel for someone -- is going to benefit from it. host: thanks for the call. i am going back to another opinion piece. dan ball says the tea partiers movement is a reaction against obama and the democrats' agenda. sarah palin may be trying to become the movement's most prominent voice, but the real motivating force is the president and his policies. we are asking whether you think the tea partiers will have an impact on the upcoming elections. we read about charlie crist and the impact on the florida senate race. a democrat from brooklyn, new york. good morning. caller: good morning. it has become a habit to wake up and hear the conversation focused on the tea partiers movement. either you have nothing else to talk about -- i don't know if fox cable networks as influence in your studio. host: let me stop you. this program is a reflection of
ABC
Apr 15, 2010 4:30am EDT
for america's future in space. >> his plan is a major revision of previous policy and is already drawing criticism from some of the nation's past heroes in space. t.j. winick joins us from washington with details. good morning, t.j. >> reporter: good morning, vinita. under the president's plan, nasa will encourage private companies to build their own spaceships to ferry astronauts to the international space station. under the bush administration, nasa's goal was to send an american astronaut to the moon for a seventh time. the obama administration wants, instead, focus on getting to mars. today, in cape canaveral, florida, at the kennedy space center, the president will unveil his plan to take nasa in a new direction. >> what the president will outline represents our best opportunity and our best effort to get this agency and program back on pace to put astronauts and rockets into space, as the president so strongly desires. >> reporter: while famed astronaut neil armstrong has publicly criticized the president's plan, another space pioneer, buzz aldrin, supports the changes. >> i totall
CBS
Apr 24, 2010 11:00pm EDT
of money. this is what america is all about. >> reporter: school leaders say what they're looking forward to most is this new medication garden. by the end of the day it'll be filled with plants and flowers. community members say they're appreciative of this work knowing these people are serving only for the benefit of others. >> thank you. thank you for coming out and helping. >> reporter: eyewitness news. >> and across the country, comcast day volunteers completed more than 500 community hour services. >>> coming up an wjz's eyewitness news, more mine major just after the explosion killed 29 minorrers in west virginia. another accident miles away. and rock star brett michaels in critical condition. plus a man strikes it rich when a chain machine malfunctions. what did he do with the money? and : >> i'm meteorologist bernadette woods. this is the beginning of the storm. we'll have the complete forecast when eyewitness news returns. ,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,, >>> weeks after a west virginia coal mining accident explosion kills dozens, another mine accident leaves one worker dead. this time 28-year-
CSPAN
Apr 4, 2010 8:30pm EDT
] is this the end of race of america? we know it is not at the turn of the 21st century it was starting to look that way back in 2000. remember that? in 1997 the american association of physical anthropologist urge the american government to phase out the use of waste in the data category and the substitute ethnic categories instead. geneticist studying dna the material of genes that issues instructions to our bodies were also concluding that race as a biological category made no sense. the habit of three leading human heredity to the environment may be traced back but early 19th century racial thinkers turn it around deeming it a permanent marker four and eight superiority not until the 1850's on the environment care rescued with charles darwin changes species they describe a world much longer reaping that heredity was not fixed and generation after generation things change interest bonds to their surroundings. arguments over race in the human genome decided leaving us with some intriguing data about personal appearance. prevailing racial schemes now rest once again on concept of skin color. b
ABC
Apr 5, 2010 4:30am EDT
have a live update coming up on "good morning america." >>> a developing story from pakistan, a suspected suicide bomber targeted a political rally in the northwest part of the country. the blast killedearly two dozen people and wounded more than 100 more. >>> the latest suicide bombings in baghdad are raising concerns that terrorists are on a mission. porn 40 people were killed in the coordinated easter sunday attack. iraqi authorities say the death toll would have been higher but they managed to foil two other attacks by spping vehicles and defusing the explosive. s. >>> in china, totally miraculous scenes as more than 100 miners were pull out a mine shaft this more than. we were inadvertently dug into an abandoned mine. res xuers heard the men tapping underground. >>> well, pope benedict will spend the next few days resting in his retreat after the growing pedophile priest crisis nearly overshadow holy war. breaking with tradition, the dean of the college of cardinals addressed the pope directly, dismissing the criticism against him as, quote, petty gossip. but a victims'
CSPAN
Apr 3, 2010 2:00am EDT
? and what should america's government's relationship be to that country? we don't give foreign assistance to other countries for direct budget support. now that makes a lot of sense. when you first hear it, it makes enormous sense because we want to achieve certain specific examples -- excuse me, objectives -- and we sure as heck don't want to fund infective government. . experience as a physician with the health care system. if the end of this is, if the definition of success is they have their own health system and works as well as anybody could, given that amount of money, how or going to relate it to the government and how will the u.s. assistance program relate to the ngo program? to the ngo program? if you read the ghi report, there is a good description of what they did in bangladesh. you need to really work through this, i think. >> if i could ask a couple of things before we wrap up. africa has your doctors, fewer trained medical personnel than any other region and apparently continues to lose many of those who are trained to either north america or europe. i wonder how we can he
ABC
Apr 4, 2010 9:00am EDT
or the other. it is safer for the planet if we do it under our strict controls and technology in america as opposed to nigeria. the niger delta is polluted, the amazon basin off the coast of the equatorial guinea. every consideration, we ought to be drilling here. why do you restricted and shut down the entire pacific ocean and alaska? >> what about the north atlantic? >> because this is a political and sensible statement. you start, and if it is successful and does not cause horrible environmental damage and studies show it is feasie, and you move on. if it does not, you stop. >> al gore says that fossil fuels are destroying our environment. >> well, he says that, yes. it is not destroying our environment. these things can be controlled. but president obama has proposed -- this is a prototype. if it works, they can expand it. the pacific is not off limits for ever. it is just at the moment. >> what are we testing? we have a ton of drilling happening every day in the gulf of mexico, in a hurricane area, anit is successful. >> it is whether we can neutralize this as a political issue and
CBS
Apr 10, 2010 7:30pm EDT
in kind. when we come back, the census, is it a civil q & a or a big brother snoop? somewhere in america... there's a home by the sea powered by the wind on the plains. there's a hospital where technology has a healing touch. there's a factory giving old industries new life. and there's a train that got a whole city moving again. somewhere in america, the toughest questions are answered every day. because somewhere in america, more than sixty thousand people spend every day answering them. siemens. answers. is counted. >> 48 years old, old man. >> the u.s. census is in full census mode. the census profiles the population of the country. census forms have been sent to 120 million households. the bureau wants americans and legal residents to give their most personal information, name address, marital status, income, date of birth, race. even illegal aliens are encouraged to fill out a confidential census form, and they have been given the assurance that their anonymity will not be disturbed by the census taking. census information will be used to determine where federal funds should go and
CSPAN
Apr 5, 2010 4:00pm EDT
9/11, the horror of what we witnessed, the means of terrorism and potential wmd strike in america that could collapse our economic system and drive down trust and confidence in the national institution and make the united states move with their objective, that in my judgment is all about war. >> okay. general mcmaster. >> i'd like to make a couple question points. prior to 9/11 we saw the security emerging from the most industrialized nations. when we saw that threat, we saw them mobilize. we could respond to that. i think now what bruce has mentioned, weapons of mass effect, the ability of terrorist organization to do something fundamentally different, terrorism is not a new phenomenon. what is new is the access to these disproductive weapons and also communications and the ability to take the agree -- grievances and connect them. i think it's for us to remember this is ill religious enemy who uses to motivate largely undereducated or illiterate young people to their cost. they exacerbate weakness and use weakness where there's lawlessness, and rule of law. for us to be effective
CSPAN
Apr 2, 2010 9:30am EDT
of the best selling books "the century" and "in search for america." todd has also taught journalism, documentary film, and constitutional law as a visiting professor at wesleyan university and he is a knight fellow at yale law school. it's my pleasure to introduce him now. ladies and gentlemen, please join me in welcoming todd brewster. [applause] >> thank you, david, and welcome everybody, to our main event for the peter jennings project. it's a joy to be addressing you all, introducing this main event, could be received if partner high pressure with the center for oral history. you occasionally hear army officers about how war ought tore left to the warriors and civil affairs to the civil politicians. you also here "war is politics" by other means, hence the dilemma. where should the line properly fall between civil and military affairs. the framers negotiated this path with a delicate penmanship. the constitution gives power to congress to provide and maintain a navy, but an army must be reappropriated every two years, so fearful were hadell madison and hamilton that a standing a
CSPAN
Apr 5, 2010 3:30pm EDT
. cable's latest gift to america. >> this year studentcam competition asked middle and high school students to create a video dealing with one the country's greatest strength or the challenge. here's one of the third place winners. >> just from the time this video have been playing, two people have already died from hunger. although world hunger is very important issue, i'm going to focus about one country. a country where 49 million people are struggling with hunger. but only 26.5 million get aid for it. a country where the number of people struggling with hunger has increased by 13 million people over the past year. and the country where one out of every eight people are struggling with hunger. this is the country that we live in. >> there's no excuse for the staggering number of hungry americans. last year 49 million people were in danger of going hungry. more than 4 million children didn't get enough to eat. >> the number of people seeking emergency food assistance in new york city is up 20.9% over last year. >> help the grow growing number of people who don't have enough to ea
CSPAN
Apr 2, 2010 8:30am EDT
strengths such as the military or freedom of speech, what is a great strength that america has. people do not really think about the free market economy and think of it as a great thing about america. it is one of the great things about america. we decided to make that our topic. we were able to find a lot of our local small businesses that we were able to intervene. it worked out pretty much perfect from there. >> what did you learn from your interviews? >> and learned a lot about what it takes to start business. when we interviewed the business owners, we did not focus on the forms you have to fill out, but what you as a person has to go through to the a business owner. anybody can start a business if you have the appropriate determination and drive. what one person told us was most true. not everyone can start a business. it takes an incredible amount of determination, motivation. not everybody has that. >> you also mentioned the american dream. describe that. >> since america was founded, people from other countries have been traveling here to seek a better life. the american dream is
CSPAN
Apr 2, 2010 8:00pm EDT
and chairman of one of america's most transformative companies. long after their own places in history were secure, both president bill clinton and bill gates made it their passion to write an impressive new chapter in an effort to solve some of the world's most pressing problems. fighting hiv/aids has long been on the top of that list, and during a polarizing era in american politics it has been the kind of bipartisan success story that defines our democracy at its best. back in 1999 and 2000 i was pleased to work with jesse helms, bill frist, and many partners from both sides of the aisle to pass comprehensive hiv/aids legislation that laid the foundation. today, thanks to these programs, over 2.4 million people are receiving treatment and nearly 350,000 babies of hiv-positive mothers have been born hiv free. that is a tremendous accomplishment, but it is still not enough. what is more, we have made great strides against malaria. this in turn has cut childhood mortality in some areas by as much as one-third. the global fund, where every american dollar is matched twice over, has prevented
CSPAN
Apr 3, 2010 11:30pm EDT
america." [applause] the judges said that herpes took a different look at a part of afghanistan that is rarely seen. for women in remote northeastern afghanistan it is not just buy ied's that pose a challenge on a daily basis. it is also the simple act of giving life. >> far away, she has delivered her baby. the baby is dead. it is her second child to die of the same birth defect. outside, her mother breaks the sad news to the father, but the mood in the delivery room is not what you would expect. remember, so many women died giving birth that surviving itself is a triumph over the odds. take you for my life, she says. my life is more important. i will have a child again. [applause] >> hello. it is really wonderful to be here at the awards dinner of the radio and television correspondents. in my work, i do not often get to stay in places with 24 hours of electricity and all this running water. it is especially terrific because of these young girls, eva and nicole. sadly, christine could not be here. [applause] did your mother come? where is melaney? hello, melaney. [applause] ho
CSPAN
Apr 17, 2010 6:30pm EDT
. america is at a critical pope of decision making. we are a nation at a crossroads. it is up to each of us to determine what kind of country we want to be. down one path is a democratic $1 trillion overhaul. a stimulus law that fails to meet expectations for job creation. the taxpayer-funded bailout for private companies. a cap and trade policy that will impose a massive energy tax upon all americans. all of these are costly policies that seize more control over the economy and our lives. the goal -- to remake america in the image of europe. but, take hope, down the other path is responsible, adult leadership, focused firmly on job creation and economic opportunity. we believe in a congress that will once again listen to the people and return america to the country they know and love. we believe in a limited, but effective government, that provides a safety net for those who need it most, but sets no limits on opportunity or achievement. we believe that it is not enough to just talk about ending government waste. you have to take action so that we can begin to be raised our deficits and fr
CSPAN
Apr 2, 2010 6:30am EDT
colonial times immigrants from around the globe have traveled to america to seek their fortunes. from the industrial revolution to the great depression the united states has had her share of ups and downs. yet whether she is experiencing a recession or an economic boom, america remains the land where opportunities are abundant and the entrepreneur thrived. >> what we really stumbled into, when i was in high school, i guess a senior, my business partner, danny, was a junior. we were in a band. he bought some screen print supply and we made our own frame, our own screen out of like, you know, just wood that we cut, stretched the mesh over it and just did everything really primitive. stretched over a piece of glass to hold it in place. it really kind of started getting into printing for other bands, you know, doing some stuff for the school just for fun. we realized, hey, we could do a business out of this. so we kind of asked my dad for a little mini loan and he gave it to us. we kind of went from there. >> i decided to open a gourmet pasta company because it's something i've done and h
FOX News
Apr 3, 2010 11:30am EDT
jobs in america. work less? >> i would say in a given week i probably only do about 15 minutes of real actual work. >> the president pushing flexible schedules while millions are looking for any schedule for a job. is this the right message for a nation that needs to reconnect with the work ethic that made america great? and getting high on high fat? a new study claiming fadd fatty foods are as addictive as crack cocaine. is this just a move to whack america with a meaty junk food tax to pay for healthcare reform? the cashin' in crew is on the case. >>> plus, is this what 200 billion of your tax dollars buys nowadays? home prices still tumbling despite massive government spending. is it time to evict uncle sam and let the free market do the rebuilding? all that and ipad or ay-ay and ay pad. was the competition ereading before steve jobs could deliver the first i-pad. your money, you life, your show to stay ahead of the game. cashin' in starts right now. >>> the unemployment rate holding steady at 9.7% as american workers work harder than ever. but now the president is pushing for flexi
CNBC
Apr 13, 2010 11:00am EDT
. >> hello, i'm larry kudlow. in our taxing america segment, we'll talk with welt for the common good. they want to repeal the tax and they say they want to pay their fair share. >> and i'm melissa francis, we'll talk live with the ceo of virgin america and get his take and, you guessed it, the baggage fees. we love it. this is "the call" on cnbc. >>> okay, well, here you go, not a great way for the earning season to start. alcoa missing its revenue forecast and wall street taking notice here. stocks falling with intel up next reporting after the bell this afternoon. the dow back below 11,000. take a look. but it has been creeping up just a little bit there. we're down 32 off the lows of the session down 0.3% there. s&p 500 also seeing some downside but, again, bouncing off the lows. the nasdaq in the red down 7 points and 25% loss there. oil is falling below that key 83 support level. that's one to take note of today. $82.72 per barrel right now. we want to head over to our pal bob pisani at the new york stock exchange. >> we're overalcoa. disappointment, but the big story is going t
MSNBC
Apr 8, 2010 8:00pm EDT
on a playground. >> no administration in america's history would ever have considered such a step we just found out president obama is supporting today. you know, that's kind of like getting out there on the playground, a bunch of kids ready to fight and one of the kids saying, go ahead, punch me in the face and i'm not going to retaliate. no. it's unacceptable. this is another thing that the american public, the more that they find out what is a part of it agenda, they're going to rise up and they're going to say no more. national defense, national security is the number one job of the federal government. >> that woman is an idiot. earlier on abc's "world news tonight," the president asked by george stephanopoulos to respond to sarah palin. >> i really have no response to that. last i checked, sarah palin's not much of an expert on nuclear issues. >> all right. he put it better than i did. let's turn to richard bert, former ambassador to germy, the u.s.'s first negative negotiate yater for the first s.t.a.r.t. treaty signed by president bush in 1991. he is not u.s. chairman of global zero, an
FOX News
Apr 8, 2010 5:00am EDT
play is serving only to muddy the waters furnished in an effort to keep america safe. which is what we are all supposed to be about. i personally thought that the bush phrase global war on terror was way too veiling. early -- too vague. team obama made it less precise to overseas contingencies operations. i love that now they have changed the name again this time to countering violent extremism. or cve. when a nigerian tried to blow up a plane over detroit last december it was appropriate to call him violent extremist. fort hood homegrown violent extremist. how about that chech neon suicide bomber. what is the one common denominator with all these cases? are we even allowed to ask that question? and then the most important question of all, does retiring the phrase islamic radicalism actually help keep america safer? look, president obama is right about one thing, this is not a war that's going to be won by military might alone. we will need to use every tool at our disposal. president obama should do more to call on all peace-loving muslims to rise up against the ruthless radicals to i
FOX News
Apr 23, 2010 12:00am EDT
on wall street today and pro claimed the long arm of the government will soon rein in america's financial system. during his two hour stop in new york he threw his weight around calling out his favorite boogie man the fat cats on wall street then appeared to extend an olive branch. >> the president: i'm here today specifically, when i speak to the titans of industry, because i want to urge to you join us instead of fighting us in this effort. sean is wall street onboard? our cameras were there to gauge reaction. >> we can blame wall street as much as we want to, all of the growth we've seen around the country for the last 100 years is based on financial innovation, capital markets that are transparent even though we have trouble with that if you stifle us too much i think it will be problematic. >> he just wants to take over another industry. health care, cars, hugo chavez that's all . >> i was surprised not to see pitchforks and torches coming down broadway to wall street >> we can come up with plans and make speeches all you like. there's no real movement that we see. i think wall stree
CNN
Mar 31, 2010 8:00pm EDT
lawyer. let's play that. >> it is legal to speak out in america. it is legal to have opinions in america. it is legal to assemble with people in america. nobody here threw any bricks through any windows or attacked any congressmen or called anybody any foul names because they had a different opinion. they talk. you're allowed to talk. >> you're allowed to talk. how does the prosecution respond to this? >> reporter: the prosecution says this group was dangerous, had the means to carry out what they were talking about, and that they felt they were indeed a danger. and it is a questionable, a questionable case, i have to admit. it is a questionable case that prosecutors and law enforcement officers have to deal with all the time. how long do we sit and watch what seem to be a dangerous group before that dangerous group actually carries out one of these things? and god forbid we're watching one of them and allow them to karat out before we swoop down. it was a judgment call made to the u.s. attorney and the fbi to crack this whip before this group could get out of hand. now the defense attor
FOX News
Apr 12, 2010 9:00pm EDT
this is the type of change president obama is bringing to the america. this is what is at stake in november. all of this information and much more can be found in part one of a new book 2010 take back america a battle plan the stakes, targets, strategy and what you can do. joining me is the author of this new book the one and only dick morris. welcome to hannity. >> the elbow bump. >> sean: i have a bit of a strained voice. >> meaning not shaking. >> sean: first of all, i love the book. >> thank you. >> sean: i love it. you get into some great detail here. great strategies. i want to start at the beginning this is important, you got to make the case. barack obama is ruining america. he's destroying everything that makes us great. two stories on drudge. white house science czar u.s. cannot expect to be number one in science and technology forever. another picture of the president bowing before another world leader. saying in another piece, that you know, talking about america, he was comparing us to you know a third world dictatorship, for crying out loud. >> in your text segment, you talk about
FOX News
Apr 15, 2010 9:00pm EDT
, this is going to -- i think that's what you are seeing in the streets of america today, we are trying to keep up with this runaway spending and we can never do that there's not enough rich people out there not even enough middle income people to keep up with it. >> sean: we start confiscating 70 to 91% we are still overspending in terms of what the government is spending. i've tried to make a case for a long time i think this was just find. they released the president and vice president's tax returns today.ç i'll give the president some credit, which might surprise some people. he gave away the nobel prize which he didn't deserve. he makes 5 1/2 million dollars about 6% of what makes he gave over to charity, fair enough. i make the case that liberals are only generous with other peopl[#íovjjáty how does joe biden get away with only giving away $48920 to charity? that doesn't seem impressive. >> i don't know. i don't mind so much what joe does with his own money as whp he does with mine. >> sean: that's a good line. >> people ought to give to charity, you know however they feel. some people g
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